What We Value

Zavanna’s company culture is defined by excellence, that is, being the best within and outside of our industry. While relevant skills, education and experience are all important factors, what we seek in an employee is a demonstrated alignment with our core values.


We hold a safe operation in the highest regard. We think before we act and pay attention to the safety of every person on site.


We are candid and carry accountability in our actions.


We are ego-less when searching for the best ideas. We share information openly and proactively.


We think strategically, are articulate and make decisions despite ambiguity.


We treat people with respect. We listen so that we can understand.


We focus on results. Our performance is consistently thorough and reliable.


We are driven by continual learning and contribute to areas outside our individual specialties.


We question actions that threaten our values. We speak up even when it’s controversial.


We care intensely. We are tenacious.


We challenge the status quo and re-conceptualize challenges to discover new solutions.

Comprised of nearly 60 employees, Zavanna’s team is collaborative, strategic, hardworking and agile. We take the approach that the right person will be able to learn and achieve anything. If you think you’d be a good fit at Zavanna, check out our open positions. We offer great benefits, short-term bonuses, a Profits Interest Program, a 401(k) Program, and plenty of opportunity to learn and grow.

Open Positions

Zavanna operates differently than others in the industry, and it’s our people who make all the difference.

We’re hiring for the following positions:

General Ledger Supervisor

You will be responsible for assisting in the continued growth and development of the Accounting department. The General Ledger Supervisor will serve as a leader in the group and the company.

General Ledger Supervisor Duties

You will prepare complex accounting functions of the corporate accounting department including equity in earnings, consolidation (NCI), significant estimates including ARO, DD&A and accruals.

You will prepare internal and external reporting documents and assists with audits.

As the General Ledger Supervisor, you will oversee and review staff work ensuring compliance with GAAP, internal controls and company accounting policies.

You will assist the Accounting Manager with managing the GL month-end close, consolidation and preparation of the monthly and quarterly financial statements in accordance with GAAP

You must be able to perform and review general ledger entries and reconciliations

The General Ledger Supervisor will provide technical support on the treatment of accounting issues, implementation of new accounting standards and compliance with US GAAP. Review statutory reports to ensure compliance with disclosure requirements

General Ledger Supervisor Qualifications

5+ years public accounting experience or combined public/ oil + gas industry experience

Oil and gas clients or industry experience required

CPA preferred

Detail-oriented, highly organized and self-motivated

Proficient in organizing and prioritizing work to meet specific deadlines

Strong problem solving skills, desire to make positive changes and process improvements


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “General Ledger Supervisor.” Please include references.

File Room Clerk

We are looking to fill a part-time File Room Clerk position. The clerk will work directly with personnel in the Land Department. Experience in the Oil and Gas Industry a plus. Clerk needed for 10-20 hours per week. The schedule is flexible and a parking or RTD pass will be provided.

File Room Clerk Duties

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Responsible for filing and file maintenance – physical and electronic

Work on special projects as assigned by Land Department staff

Perform duties as necessary or directed by Land personnel and follow standard procedures as indicated; notify appropriate personnel of deviations and discrepancies

File Room Clerk Qualifications

Experience with Microsoft Office software preferred

Experience handling and organizing computer files (copying, moving, organizing in folders)

Ability to meet deadlines

Ability to effectively handle multiple assignments simultaneously

Good interpersonal communications skills


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “File Room Clerk.”

JIB Accountant

The JIB Accountant will report to the JIB Supervisor and will own many responsibilities related to the JIB process, as well as help with special projects communicated by the JIB Supervisor. This person will work closely with department managers and must provide a high quality of work, focus and attention to detail. Ideally this person, along with the JIB Supervisor, will work to bring new ideas and procedures to the monthly JIB process. Refer below for a general list of responsibilities and qualifications.

JIB Accountant Duties

JIB Process – Prepare entries for billing, processing monthly JIB and invoices

Deck changes/rebooks – Review and complete deck changes and rebooks in timely manner; work with Land Department to ensure accuracy and understanding of deck changes/rebooks on owner’s accounts; analysis owner WI interest and review with Land analysis

Inventory – Full ownership of inventory process including comprehension of Accounting software ability to process inventory and material transfers; the effect of inventory downgrading/material transfers on general ledger; work with field personnel to ensure accurate inventory details

AR Balances – Work in coordination with other JIB accountant to create and implement AR write-off process; ensure accurate owner balances and work with Land department to quickly identify suspended balances and how to finalize

Invoice Processing – Process invoices as needed, expense reports and check requests accurately and timely, ensuring correct coding and date application

Non-Op JIBs – Enter and process non-op JIBs, including analysis of JIB costs, any new drills and AFE cost analysis

Reconciliations – Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations as assigned

Accruals – Analyze JIB costs including utilizing AP software and field personnel to collect all outstanding invoices related to periods being closed to book accurate and timely accruals for all outstanding JIB costs

SWD analysis – Analyze and process salt-water volumes

JIB Accountant Qualifications

2+ years of JIB experience with the desire to expand accounting experience

Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent work experience

OGSYS experience preferred

Exhibits high degree of initiative and innovation and ability to perform duties with minimal supervision

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Must be detail oriented and have a high level of accuracy

Takes ownership of work responsibilities both for deadlines and comprehension


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “JIB Accountant.” Please include references.

Lease Operator

We are currently hiring for multiple lease operating positions located at our Williston, ND office.

Salary is DOE.

Schedule is 8 days on, 6 days off.

Zavanna offers great benefits, short-term bonuses, a Profits Interests Program, a 401(k) program, etc.

A production/lease operating background is preferred.You must have a clean background, clean driving record and ability to pass a drug test.


Individuals who are interested can drop a resume off in person at 820 42nd Street West, Williston, ND 58801.


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “Lease Operator.”

Night Maintenance Operator

The night maintenance position includes, but is not limited to, the following duties:

Performing routine/preventive maintenance on equipment, I.E. changing packing, changing seals on fresh water pumps, salt water pumps, oil/ salt water dumps etc.

Responding to alarm alerts from our Scada Callout system, and addressing them appropriately.

Monitoring any concerns conveyed from the daytime operators.

Addressing problems that caused a well/wells to shut in, confirm problem has been abated, and return wells to production.

The job’s schedule is from 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM. You would work 2 weeks on and 1 week off.


In the subject line of your email, please put the position you are applying for – “Night Maintenance.”